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CNN
Oct 11, 2012 11:00pm PDT
congressman ryan, laid out a plan, governor romney wanted to pursue the next four years. laid out what has happened over the last four years, the president and vice president tonight couldn't articulate what happened, no really explanation. no rationale for the next four years, so on content, a real choice between ryan and biden, and on demeanor, again, was struck by the contrast in demeanor. >> thank you very much. appreciate your time. wolf, i've been talking to several republicans tonight in this room and feel like this was essentially a draw. i haven't heard a whole lot of people saying to me private that will paul ryan won the debate outright. but in their minds, a draw is enough to live to fight another day and not change the momentum of the race. >> i think that's becoming more and more obvious. the republicans were reassured by ryan, democrats reassured by biden. and now another reality check on mitt romney's tax plan. >> they fought a lot about the romney tax plan. ryan said you could have 20% income tax rate cuts across the board, remain deficit neutral without eliminating de
CNBC
Oct 11, 2012 8:00pm EDT
upper incomes by a trillion dollars. ryan has the romney plan to lower tax rates and cap deductions. do you think they're going to go at it? is it better to raise taxes or lower them to improve the economy? are we going to see that picture tonight? >> i think you will. i think you'll see a renewal of the theme if you let these individual tax rates soar up you're also clobering that small, medium-sized entrepreneur who's really a job creation engine. a quarter of all those jobs are in the hands of those folks and they're reacting negatively to the threat of higher taxes. it's one of the reasons that we've seen i think this confidence and lack of uncertainty suffer out there. in other words, people just don't know. we don't actually, larry, have a tax code really. 60 some provisions expired at the end of 2011, 40 some more are expiring this year. thog is known, nothing is certain and that's part of that big looming fiscal cliff that needs tore cleared up. paul ryan has a plan to do that. >> john harwood? >> governor engler, i just want to ask you about two economic issues. one nationa
NBC
Oct 12, 2012 4:30am EDT
. vice president joe biden said the only way to pay for romney's plan is to raise middle class taxes. the two also sparred on iran. >> we will not allow the iranians to get a nuclear weapon. >> they're moving faster towards a nuclear weapon. it's because the administration has no credibility on this issue. >> there is no weapon the iranians have at this point. you going to go to war? is that what you want to do now? >> we want to prevent war. >> ryan said he agreed with the president to pull troops out of the country by 2014 but said the white house should not announce a deadline and expose potential weakness. both the president and mitt romney said they're pleased with how their running mates did. the president watched the face-off on air force one as he returned to d.c. from a campaign in miami. romney watched it from a hotel room in north carolina after a campaign event. the two presidential candidates will debate again themselves next tuesday, october 16th. >>> the u.s. is hoping to build a public-private partnership to fight cyber attacks. this comes as the u.s. points the finger at
CBS
Oct 12, 2012 7:00pm EDT
few days in williamsburg, virginia, preparing for next week's debate. romney plans to campaign in ohio saturday. >>> you saw us at the top of the show, everybody down at nats park saying it's freezing. topper shutt in the weather center with a first look. we do have freeze warnings tonight. >> we also have frost advisories even downtown. so the coldest night of the season, dress in layers and hat and gloves not over the top. let's start with the game forecast. winds will subside somewhat, still become breezy, but temperatures upper 40s to mid- 50s, winds out of the north at 12. so they've been gusting to 20 and 30 miles per hour. at least they'll subside somewhat as we go through the game. we got frost advisories for the district, for prince george's county, fairfax county, freeze warnings montgomery county north and west, loudoun county and prince william county north and west. if you have plants you want to save, bring them in or cover them. the best thing to do is water t in the last hour wind gusts to 30 downtown, 18 in frederick, wind gusts to 20 in manassas. we'll come back
ABC
Oct 12, 2012 12:00pm EDT
brass -- duress. >> he also challenged mitt romney the's tax plan. >> it should not be surprising geared for a guy who says 47% of people are unwilling to take responsibility. they pay more tax than gov. romney pays. >> the moderator's as the setting was more intimate. >> the jabs at one another, it felt was more personal. >> both sides are claiming victory as the waste no time heading back out on the campaign trail to rally more support. >> it is basically a tie. joe biden brought energy. and paul ryan brought the seriousness the republicans needed. >> today on the campaign trail is back to business for both of them. joe biden will have to hire with mitt romney. first, fighting for virginia. a live picture ready to get under way in richmond. scott thuman is there with a report starting at 5:00 p.m. the meantime, coming up on news at noon, if either going to extremes to protect his children. what police are saying about this threat to shoot anyone who hits his child. and the secretary of defense setting up a warning about what he calls a cyber pearl harbor. what does that mean? fi
CNN
Oct 12, 2012 4:00pm PDT
he's had botox. he made faces, laughed, interrupted. plus, paul ryan blames mitt romney's tax plan adds up. even says it's been done before. a fact check coming up. >>> and a teenage girl bullied posted a desperate cry on the internet. just a month later, she's dead. ♪ [ male announcer ] how do you make 70,000 trades a second... ♪ reach one customer at a time? ♪ or help doctors turn billions of bytes of shared information... ♪ into a fifth anniversary of remission? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. nature valley trail mix bars are made with real ingredients you can see. like whole roasted nuts, chewy granola, and real fruit. nature valley trail mix bars. 100% natural. 100% delicious. [ male announcer ] the rhythm of life. [ whistle blowing ] where do you hear that beat? campbell's healthy request soup lets you hear it... in your heart. [ basketball bouncing ] heart healthy. great taste. mmm... [ male announcer ] sounds good. it's amazing what soup can do. throughout our lives. one a day men's 50+ is a complete m
NBC
Oct 12, 2012 6:00am EDT
president joe biden said the only way to pay for romney's plan is to raise middle class taxes. the two also shed their differences on libya. >> we should not be imposing these devastating defense cuts because what that does, when we equivocate on our values, when we show we're cutting our own defense, it makes us more weak. it projects weakness. when we look weak, our adversaries are more willing to test us, they're more brazen in their attacks, and they're much more willing to attack. >> that's a bunch of malarky. the congressman cut defense spending in his budget $300 million below what we asked for. >> both agreed it's time to wind down u.s. involvement. ryan said he agreed with the president to pull troops out of the country by 2014 but felt the white house should not announce a deadline and expose potential weakness. >>> a difficult day for the wife of a man beaten and robbed in eastern market. she'll come face to face with the subjects in court. thomas macelin has been in the hospital since august. he's blind in one eye and unable to walk or feed himself. last night a business co
CNN
Oct 12, 2012 8:00am PDT
right way. >> i always say what i mean. and so does romney. >> biden's recovery plan for a demoralized dechl democratic base was not just in what he said, but what he did. >> in spite of their opposition. >> oh, god. biden jumped in constantly. >> that didn't happen. >> nobody is -- >> mr. vice president. >> the president was slammed for nodding as romney spoke. >> biden used the split screen to give a running commentary of disapproval with his facial expressions. >> ryan had a zinger ready for all that, too. >> i know you're under a lot of duress to make up for lost ground, but i think people would be better served if we don't keep interrupting each other. >> for 90 minutes voters saw two dramatically different visions. >> for the economy. >> the last people who need help are 120,000 families for another -- another $500 billion tax cut over the next ten years. >> our entire premise of these tax reform plans is to grow the economy and create jobs. >> reporter: to national security threats like a nuclear iran. >> if they get nuclear weapons other people in the neighborhood w
CNN
Oct 12, 2012 4:00am PDT
that the romney/ryan plan would be really bad for the middle class. so i think all in all he was a great debate for the american people, and the choice is clear today. >> i think they did a good job in sort of delineating their two very different positions and both campaigns have said this is going to be about two very different pathways. lots of criticism, though, from the -- for people who watch joe biden, said that they thought his facial expressions, the eye rolling, the laughing, some thought it was disrespectful. >> well, i would disagree. i think joe biden is passionate about the middle class issues. and you can feel his emotion. he speaks from the heart. and there were times that paul ryan said things that, as the vice president said, were just malarkey. normal people react to those kind of things. so, look, i know some republicans want to focus on style but what was important was the substance. what the vice president did was show that the romney/ryan tax plan at the end of the day will not help the middle class. it will help the very wealthy. he made it clear that their v
MSNBC
Oct 11, 2012 7:30pm PDT
plan would be a gut punch to the middle class. look, he reminded people romney and ryan were for privatizing social security. that helps cut to the quick on this medicare voucher debate. essentially what they want to do is privatize medicare. these are the same guys that want to privatize social security. vice president reminded people if you'd been a senior depending on that during the economic downturn you would have been devastated. he turned the whole $1 trillion recovery bill ryan has been running against right against him pointing out that, you know, paul ryan, himself, asked for money for projects for jobs in his district. when it came to the tax plan, all of us know a couple weeks ago paul ryan said he needed more time to get out the facts. tonight he was very clear, they don't have any facts and they want the american people to trust them. when this is a ticket, the romney/ryan ticket, that won't even show the american people the governor's tax returns for the last ten years, we'd like to know all the tax breaks he benefited from. and the one thing we know about the romn
FOX
Oct 12, 2012 5:00am EDT
social security need to be reformed. he laid out he and romney's plan for the two programs and slammed obamacare while biden attacked the congressman's plan to reform it. >> they want to wipe this all out t also gave more benefits. any senior out there, ask yourself. do you have more benefits today? you do. if you are near the tone out hole, you have $600 more to help your prescription drug costs. you get wellness visits without copays. they wipe all of this out and medicare becomes insolvent in 2016. >> give young are people when they become medicare eligible guaranteed coverage options that you can't be denied including traditional medicare. choose your plan and medicare subsidizes your premiums, not as much for the wealthy people, more coverage for middle income people and total out of pocket coverage for the poor and sick. we would rather have 50 million seniors determine how they get their coverage. >> biden and ryan interrupted one another throughout the entire debate. both sides seemed confident in their performance with president obama saying biden was terrific and likewise rom
CBS
Oct 12, 2012 7:00am PDT
: he also went after romney's plan for tax cuts. >> not mathematically possible. >> it is. it's been done before. it's precisely what we're proposing. >> it's never been done before. >> it's been done a couple of times. jack kennedy lowered tax increase growth. ronald reagan -- >> now you're jack kennedy? >> chairman of the budget committee stood his ground. >> this is what politicians do when they don't have a record to run on. try to scare people from voting for you. >> pressured on romney's plan to reform social security and medicare, ryan didn't back down. >> they haven't put a credible solution on the table. he'll tell you about vouchers. he'll say all these things to try to scare people. >> reporter: silenced the vice president, almost by connecting the president's jobs record to biden's hometown. >> joe and i are from similar towns. he's from scranton pennsylvania. i'm from wisconsin. do you know what the unemployment rate in scranton is today? >> i sure do. >> it's 10%. >> yeah. >> do you know what it was the day you guys came in? it's 8.5%. >> yeah. >> that's the way it's go
FOX News
Oct 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
hospital out of business. romney's plan will not raise taxes on the middle class. and medicare will cost you more under obamacare. the things he attacked he was wrong. >> bob: i'm not going to laugh at you but say you have been at odds all night long. >> brian: what he said about the $716 billion of what biden said is not cut out of medicare. the a.p. fact checker said they are cutting that out. and using money to improve benefits but most money is used to expand healthcare coverage outside of medicare. this is the a.p. fact check. >> bob: difference between savings and gutting. >> dana: then okay, if you want to use that measurement, what biden said at the end about ryan cutting the budget was not true, because ryan over the back and forth between raddatz and biden said, no, it's 3% increase, not 4.5% increase. difference in the budget. >> bob: the other thing i thought was a great hit is when ryan had to subject himself to admitting he was for the stimulus for his district. >> dana: i agree. >> bob: two, his medicare example explanation was miserable. >> dana: no, no no. >> andrea
PBS
Oct 11, 2012 11:00pm PDT
differences between obama and romney on their economic plans? >> i didn't hear anything that would have been, for people who followed closely or for people tuning in for the first time what is the obama plan for turning the economy around? what is the romney plan for turning the economy around? there were bits of that but es both of these candidates and i think the presidentials have the same issue for the most part they are more interested in talking about their own past or the other guy's past or bad things that the other guy would do in the future rather than a positive agenda for the future. >> rose: the other thing is, if any of you picked up on this, we had better economic numbers last friday, suggesting tha that maybe a recovery is underway, even though the numbers are still bad and even though looking at gdp growth it looks bad, but that does, does that some how play into this presidential race? if romney was basing his entire campaign on how that economy had been mismanaged and now it seems to be coming up, does it make it more difficult for mitt romney to make the economic argument
CNN
Oct 12, 2012 5:00am EDT
romney's economic plan. >> christine is here with a fact check of some of those comments found by our team of producers, researchers and reporters on two claims. you have one from each candidate. >> i want to talk first about this idea on taxes first. let's talk about taxes because paul ryan claimed last night you could have a 20% income tax rates across the board so lowering income tax rates by 20% across the board and keep the middle class tax deductions intact. something that would not add to the deficit, they say. here's -- let's listen to paul ryan saying that. >> you can cut tax rates by 20% and still preserve the important preferences for middle class taxpayers. >> not mathematically possible. >> it is mathematically possible. >> they have been arcing about this for months now. the non-partisan tax policy center says given the information that is available from the romney/ryan campaign it is not possible to cut tax rates as much as you'd like without eliminating deductions that may hurt the middle cla. specifically, you can't do this without changing rules on capital gains taxe
FOX
Oct 12, 2012 7:00am EDT
four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. freight railroads plan to spend $23 billion on their network. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney that's like launching 4 mars rovers, 10 gps satellites, and 20 space shuttles ...all in one year. and not a penny of it comes from taxpayers. >>> a former prince george's county bus driver convicted of intentionally driving into a building is expected to learn her fate today. she is 41-year-old teresa douglas and drove her bus through the employee lounge at the bus lot last september. authorities say she posted on facebook the night before she was tired of fighting and was ready to go to jail. she faces up to 53 years behind bars when sentenced today. >>> monitoring metro this morning, a heads up for nats' fans going to tonight's game, weekend work on metro is scheduled to begin at 10:00 tonight. that's of course about two hours before the game will be letting out. trains on the red line will single track between gross nor and twin brooke. >>> thousands will walk towards a cure this weekend in the annual susan g. komen 3-d
MSNBC
Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm PDT
first debate. mitt romney had a plan for the first debate. i get the sense the ryan folks while they have a plan, they don't want to lose this debate, it's not clear what their plan is to win the debate. it almost feels as if they are playing not to lose the debate, which we know that didn't work out so well for president obama. >> chuck, when you were talking about the non-swing state growth in the polls, for mr. romney, is he having enough growth in a non-swing state poll to potentially tip it from a leans democrat state to a lean republican state? is he expanding the battleground map at all with this growth that he's experiencing? >> well, that's not clear. there's some movement in michigan, not a lot. you know, i've seen some polling data, believe it or not, maine is one of the states with the electoral votes that split. there's some movement for him. instead of losing by double digits in a place like new jersey it's down to single digits instead of double digits in the second congressional district of maine, it's single digits. that's where you've seen shifts. that doesn't mean
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 11:35pm EDT
families, and keep america strong. but mitt romney's budget plan will hurt the middle class, raising taxes on the average family by up to $2,000, while giving a tax break of $250,000 to multimillionaires. don't mitt romney understand we can't rebuild america by tearing down the middle class. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. david smallwood: maryland money needs to stay in maryland. it's just that simple, i mean, it's a no brainer. anncr: every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty... million at casinos in west virginia, delaware... and pennsylvania. one west virginia paper calls it a "cash cow" for them. but its cost maryland over one billion dollars. ney that could have created good jobs and... better schools for us. question seven keeps maryland money in m maryland. david smallwood: question seven, i think it will be a... better schools for us. good thing for the state o maryland. when president obama couldn't. first, my energy independence policy means more than three million new jobs. many of them in manufacturing. my tax reform pl
CNN
Oct 12, 2012 6:00am PDT
white house take on things. now if you bring on the romney/ryan plan, the landscape is just the same. they have the same increase. they also want to reduce it by about 10%, but they want to rely on the private sector, not government, to get that done. in a word, they're going for vouchers. they don't like calling it vouchers but that's really what it is. right now if you're on medicare what happens is that the government pays medicare. medicare pays the hospital. the hospital takes care of you. under this plan, the government would pay you and you would decide if you wanted to buy into medicare or into private insurance that will create competition between the two and their theory and that is how you get at that very same waste that the white house wants to get out. these are two very complicated, huge programs. there are critics on both sides who say this plan won't work or that plan won't work or this plan will leave people strand or that plan will leave people stranded. the truth is, it is complicated. it's hard to deal with all of that. if we go to this basic claim that both side
CNN
Oct 12, 2012 2:00am PDT
romney's tax plan. they fought a lot about taxes last night. paul ryan claimed you could have 20% income tax rates across the board remain deficit neutral without eliminating deductions that benefit the middle class. >> you can cut tax rates by 20%, and still preserve these important preferences for middle-class taxpayers -- >> not mathematically possible. >> it is mathematically possible. >> such a good exchange there. what are kt facts? the nonpartisan tax policy center tells us, again they told us last night, given what we know about mitt romney's plan, it's not possible to cut tax rates as much as he'd like without eliminating deductions that would affect the middle class. they say you can't do that without changing the rules on capital gains taxes, investment taxes, dividend taxes with the romney campaign says it will not do. so our verdict is here, according to the tax policy center, false, this cannot be done. wa to talk now about some other issues here. the auto bailout. the vice president made the claim, as the president has, that mitt romney said, quote, let detroit go
KOFY
Oct 12, 2012 11:30am PDT
] >> reporter: biden laughed at ryan throughout the debate. he challenged mitt romney's tax plan for aggressively than president obama did in his debate. >> it shouldn't be surprising for a guy who says 47% of the american people are unwilling to take responsibility for their own lives. they pay more effective tax than governor romney pays in his federal income tax. >> reporter: the moderator martha raddatz set it was more intimate. >> the jabs felt more personal. >> reporter: both sides claiming victory as they head back on the campaign trail to rally more support. debate was a tie. biden brought energy the democrats wanted and ryan brought seriousness the republicans needed. >> reporter: romney and ryan are campaigning to the in ohio. biden is hitting the trail in wisconsin with anticipation building for the second presidential debate next week. broken did hit, abc news, kentucky. >> next debate -- hofstra university in new york. abc 7 will carry it live at 6 p.m.. >> union the winner of this year's nobel peace prize. the committee made the announcement this morning a -- a choice t
ABC
Oct 12, 2012 11:00am PDT
. [ laughing ] >> reporter: biden laughed at ryan throughout the debate. he challenged mitt romney's tax plan for aggressively than president obama did in his debate. >> it shouldn't be surprising for a guy who says 47% of the american people are unwilling to take responsibility for their own lives. they pay more effective tax than governor romney pays in his federal income tax. >> reporter: the moderator martha raddatz set it was more intimate. >> the jabs felt more personal. >> reporter: both sides claiming victory as they head back on the campaign trail to rally more support. debate was a tie. biden brought energy the democrats wanted and ryan brought seriousness the republicans needed. >> reporter: romney and ryan are campaigning to the in ohio. biden is hitting the trail in wisconsin with anticipation building for the second presidential debate next week. broken did hit, abc news, kentucky. >> next debate -- hofstra university in new york. abc 7 will carry it live at 6 p.m.. >> union the winner of this year's nobel peace prize. the committee made the announcement this morning a -- a
ABC
Oct 12, 2012 6:00pm EDT
budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eighhured billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loveved ones cover nursing-home care. and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares," wouldn't we see it his priorities? >> the space shuttle endeavor is alling to his final destination tonight. it is now all systems go. endeavor is shuttle on its final journey after 25 missions to space. the trip from lax to its ment home to the center, folksence gathered to catch the once-in-a- lifetime site. >> pretty amazing. >> it feels like i am being part tory.s is a complicated move and also a surreal view. it used to travel at more than 17,000 miles an hour. it is now moving in only 2 miles an hour. that leisurely pace, it will take two days for the shuttle to travel the 12 miles to reach its destination workers cut down hundreds of trees and dozens of power lines to accommodate the size of the spacecraft. >> it may not be rocket science, ot too far to i
MSNBC
Oct 12, 2012 3:00pm EDT
nonpartisan tax policy center concluded that mitt romney's tax plan would cost $4.8 trillion over 10 years." vo: why won't romney level with us about his tax plan, which gives the wealthy huge new tax breaks? because according to experts, he'd have to raise taxes on the middle class - or increase the deficit to pay for it. if we can't trust him here... how could we ever trust him here? >>> so now that the vp battle is over, all eyes will be on jon stewart, late-night shows and "snl" to see what they come up with. will we see paul ryan racing for the bathroom or joe biden chuckling to himself like cheech and chung. >> when my friend -- my friend recently in a speech in washington said 30% of the american people are takers. i love my friend here. why does my friend cut out the tuition tax credit for them? what would my friend do differently? >> i'm not so sure the vice president actually thinks of ryan as his friend. seems like a bunch of stuff to me. >> this is a bunch of stuff. here's the deal. >> what does that mean, a bunch of stuff. >> it means it's simply inaccurate. >> it's iris
MSNBC
Oct 12, 2012 3:00pm PDT
moment for me, dana, was the jack kennedy moment when ryan struggles to defend romney's tax plan. >> how is that? >> you can cut tax rates by 20% and still preserve these preferences for middle class workers. >> not mathematically possible. >> it has never been done before. >> it has been done a couple times before. >> jack kennedy -- >> oh, now you're jack kennedy? >> done exactly right and is absurd. >> you know, i think the republicans that i saw during the debate and after were saying, that was rude he wasn't allowing him to talk? you know, what's wrong with that? i like the idea that he was doing the constant interjex. it was getting under ryan's skin. it was rattling him. what's wrong with the grimmaces, the constant heckling? the policies were one thing and i think getting in his face was just the right medicine last night. >> now, let me ask the big picture political question, dana, and i want margie to weigh in as well. the democratic base for mr. b biden or did it just help ril up the base? >> it did clearly energyize the base. people are asking does that turn off independents
NBC
Oct 12, 2012 5:00am EDT
spending. vice president joe biden says the only way to pay for mitt romney's plan is to raise middle class taxes. >> both president obama and mitt romney say they're pleased with how their running mates did in last night's debate. president obama watched from air force one as he returned to d.c. from a campaign rally in miami. romney watched from a hotel room in asheville, north carolina. the two presidential candidates will debate again themselves next tuesday, october 16th. >>> fresh off that debate, vice president joe biden will host a rally at the university of wisconsin lacrosse president obama doesn't have any campaign rallies scheduled today, however, this evening he'll host a dinner for winners of a campaign contest here in the d.c. area. and romney will speak at the mobility super center in richmond. romney will also join his running mate paul ryan at a rally in lancaster, ohio. >> melissa mollet at the live desk. >>> the european union has just won the nobel peace prize. the five member committee says the union won for uniting the continent and playing down the debt
FOX News
Oct 12, 2012 2:00pm PDT
make the point over again expose ryan and romney for what they are. they have a tax plan. not want to talk about it. medi. two things they want to do, and the base is excited this morning. >> andrea: you have offended so many women in your life. you wouldn't have counseled him, though, to behave like that. i know you well enough to know that. >> bob: i said i thought, i agree with joe trippi. i think the histrionics were not necessarily, but on substance he had ryan on the defensive all night long. >> dana: can i ask bob a question about that, though? >> andrea: yeah. >> dana: would vit been a base debate if obama had done better week before? because biden is trying to get out of the deficit that obama created in the first -- >> bob: that's exactly right. >> dana: biden had a different job last night. actually paul ryan's job was to appeal to seniors and to women. i think he nailed that. and so, whereas some of the other lines he might not have won the point, actually overall he won overall with his base, too. >> andrea: if the strategy is to rally the base, the base is women. the dem
CBS
Oct 12, 2012 7:00am EDT
scare people from voting for you. >> reporter: pressured on romney's plan to reform social security and medicare, ryan didn't back town. >> medicare and social security going bankrupt. these are indisputable facts. they haven't put a credible solution on table. he'll tell you about vouchers. he'll say you all these things to scare people. >> reporter: he silenced the vice president almost by connecting the president's jobs record to president's home town. >> joe and i are from similar towns. he's from scranton, pence, i'm from wisconsin. you know what the unemployment rate in scranton is today? 10%. you know what it was the day you guys came in? 8.5%. that's how it's going around america. >> reporter: biden wanted to obviously stop romney's momentum from last week and change the subject but he may have some clean up to do today on libya. he said last night the administration didn't know about additional security requests there in benghazi. that was the subject of a house hearing where state officials said multiple requests for additional security were denied. you can expect to hear
CNBC
Oct 11, 2012 10:30pm EDT
has a credible tax plan and romney-ryan better start providing specifics how they will pay for the rate cuts. you can do it because there's about $11 trillion worth of tax expenditures over 10 years and you have to eliminate half of them to pay for it. they haven't provided enough specifics and hurting their credibility. >> put a cap. >> whatever, you have to provide more specificity. >> let me ask david a question. he'll appreciate this. >> the point i want to make is romney last week put a cap on it. in fact, his cap -- original cap was $17,000, and even less for the upper income people. in the debate, romney repeated that. i was a little disappointed paul ryan didn't repeat that point because, you're right, there's about a trillion worth of loopholes on a yearly basis. >> both of you guys are forgetting something important. >> caps are very important. >> i agree. listen, david and larry, mitt romney has taken some of those looch hol loopholes off the table. >> i didn't hear him say that. >> the vice president said that tonight and ryan did not correct it. >> investment income, c
CNN
Oct 12, 2012 12:00pm EDT
center concluded that mitt romney's tax plan would cost $4.8 trillion over 10 years." vo: why won't romney level with us about his tax plan, which gives the wealthy huge new tax breaks? because according to experts, he'd have to raise taxes on the middle class - or increase the deficit to pay for it. if we can't trust him here... how could we ever trust him here? silverado! the most dependable, longest lasting, full-size pickups on the road. so, what do you think? [ engine revs ] i'll take it. [ male announcer ] it's chevy truck month. now during chevy truck month, get 0% apr financing for 60 months or trade up to get the 2012 chevy silverado all-star edition with a total value of $8,000. hurry in before they're all gone! >> i want to bring the conversation to the state of our economy, the number one issue here at home is jobs. the percentage of unemployed just fell 8% for the first time in 43 months. the obama administration had projected that it would fall below 6% now after the addition of close to a trillion dollars in stimulus money. will both of you level with the american peo
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